NORTH ISLAND REGIONAL EATING DISORDER PROGRAM

Wellness Centre, Comox Valley Hospital

101 Lerwick Rd, Courtenay BC V9N 1R2

Phone: 250-331-5900 ext.65324 (Monday – Wednesday mornings and all day Thursday)

Contact: Roberta (Bobi) Lineker, RDN, Nutritionist, Comox Valley: 250-331-5900 ext. 65324

               Cell: 250-702-5612 Roberta.lineker@islandhealth.ca (Thursdays all day only)

              Jolene Turney, Therapist, 250-331-5900 ext 65325 Jolene.Turney@islandhealth.ca

                 Monday-Thursday mornings

                 Online referral form: Eating Disorders Treatment | Island Health

Programs & Services:

The North Island Regional Eating Disorder Program provides direct client services in both the Comox Valley and in Campbell River. Clinical support through education and in-services to health care providers and other agencies are offered to the Mount Waddington area upon request.

Services include:

  • individual therapy for adults (Comox Valley & Campbell River) and youth (Campbell River) experiencing eating disorders;
  • support for parents of youth experiencing eating disorders;
  • therapy groups
  • nutrition counselling and support for youth and adults;
  • community development, early intervention and prevention initiatives

This regional team includes a counsellor and a dietitian. We collaborate and work with other community agencies and professionals including physicians to provide the best possible co-ordination of services.